Jan 2009: Operational Excellence: XONITEK eNewsletter

Jan 2009: Operational Excellence: XONITEK eNewsletter
January 8, 2009 Operational Excellence Society
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XONITEK Corporation e-NewsletterJanuary 2009
ANNOUNCEMENT

We’ve Moved!
 

XONITEK Corporation has moved it’s offices in Upstate, New York (Binghamton).  The new office is a mere 10 miles away at:

36 Washington Avenue

Lower Level

Endicott, New York  13760

With the mailing address being:
PO Box 87
Endicott, New York  13761
 
Please update your records.
The telephone number for this office (607.771.0465) and fax number (607.724.8384) have remained the same.
WORKPLACE

Are You Easily Distracted? – Hello?

by Edwin Giles
We all have to deal with interruptions and distractions at the office, but the good news is that a few simple time-management techniques can help you reduce or eliminate interruptions and keep you productive during the day.
Click here to read article.
RISK MANAGEMENT

Avoiding Risk During Turbulent Times

By Joe O’Donnell

The headlines are filled with stories of corporate officers who exaggerate their business experience and lie about their education.  Read on to learn why you should conduct thorough background checks and due diligence on employees and management.

Click here to read the article.

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The Brand: What is it and How Important is it?

by Dave Chapman


Part 6
: This article describes and diagnoses elements of the Brand Index and how in this new world it can be a significant competitive advantage.

Click here to read Part 6 in this on-going series.

Click here to read the previous article.
 If you have any questions or comments related to the articles contained in this publication, please contact Victoria Marsh at marshva@xonitek.com.

President’s Corner

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2009, A New  Beginning… I am going to call 2008 “The Year of Quicksand”.  2008 started-out relatively strong and at-ease – but this proved deceptive as the observable global heath was hiding the real rot underneath.  All it took was one miss-step, and the struggle began.  And it seemed that the more we struggled, the deeper we sank – just like quicksand.
 
Click here to read the article.

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